CHINA: five letters that could mean…

Written by Federica, IT

China Unlimited Europe 2015

CHINA: five letters that could mean…

Culture: the classics of Confucianism and Taoism in the literature, the charming pagodas and pavilions in the architecture, the traditional Chinese medicine (including herbal medicine, acupuncture and massage), the fascinating calligraphy… these are only a few items from the wonderful world of Chinese culture…

History: the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and many other fascinating buildings, declared ‘World Cultural Heritage Sites’ by UNESCO, allow for an unforgettable historical journey through the imperial dynasties and the history of China.

Inventions: the ‘Four Great Inventions of Ancient China‘ (papermaking, movable-type printing, compass and gunpowder) but also alcoholic beverages, porcelain, silk, banknotes and many other items traditionally considered as invented in China gave a fundamental contribution to the development of human civilization.

Nature: home to a large variety of wildlife, China is one of the world’s most biodiverse countries… Various endangered species (such as the Giant Panda, the South China’s Tiger or the Tibetan Takin) are protected by law and 2349 natural reserves cover a total area of almost 150 millions ha.

Amazing: 1,3 billion people, 14 borders… a modern country with 1 billion mobile phones, almost 300 million internet users, the world’s longest high-speed rail (16.000 Km)…which other adjective can describe China, if not amazing?

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

the European Sting Milestones

Featured Stings

These campaigners want to give a quarter of the UK back to nature

How to build a more resilient and inclusive global system

Stopping antimicrobial resistance would cost just USD 2 per person a year

Open, inclusive and diverse cities are better for business and economic growth

UN-led Yemen ceasefire monitoring team gets ready to begin operations

The EU accuses Russia of bullying Ukraine to change sides

Camino de Santiago – a global community on our doorstep

What the next 20 years will mean for jobs – and how to prepare

Polluted lungs: health in the center of environment discussion

EU plans to exploit the Mediterranean Sea and the wealth beneath it

South Korea: A cherished partner for the EU

Chart of the day: The internet has a language diversity problem

FROM THE FIELD: How the smell of fresh bread transformed one refugee life

Junker for Commission President: What were the stakes in this affair

This is what a planet-wide network of ocean sanctuaries could look like

Rule of Law: Commission launches infringement procedure to protect the independence of the Polish Supreme Court

Human rights are ‘key’ for economic policymaking says UN expert

Parliament to ask for the suspension of EU-US deal on bank data

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert

GSMA Mobile 360 – Latin America at Mexico City: Intelligently Connecting to a Better Future, in association with The European Sting

EU and China in search of a win-win agreement through strategic cooperation ahead of the EU-China summit

Trade, taxes and other takeaways from Li Keqiang’s speech to the World Economic Forum

It’s not your imagination, summers are getting hotter

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June

JADE Spring Meeting 2017 – day 3: JADE Academy trainings, networking session and gala dinner – Excellence Awards winners revealed

‘More support’ vital to put Afghanistan back on a ‘positive trajectory’ – top UN officials

Is co-living an answer to the affordable housing crisis?

Ecofin: ‘The Friday battle’ for the banking union

We can decide to live within the limits of our planet

Mosul’s ‘3D contamination’ adds to challenges of deadly mine clearance work

G7 summit: Trump Vs. G6 leaders on trade and climate change

Further reforms will promote a more inclusive and resilient Indonesian economy

Give a chance to the brothers of Ailan: reception of refugees in Greece

iSting: Change Europe with your Writing

Guinea President Alpha Condé: “We must tackle the root causes of migration”

European Commission calls on national political parties to join efforts to ensure free and fair elections in Europe

For Youth Rights: steps forward for better protection.

How traditional Islamic giving can play a role in the future of aid

Eating less beef and more beans would cut deaths by 5-7%

COP21 Breaking News_04 December: Launch of CREWS, climate risk & early warning systems

In this Tokyo cafe, the waiters are robots operated remotely by people with disabilities

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms

Discussion at Europe House: Brexit & Food

Launch of Pact for Youth: European Youth Forum calls for real business engagement

A Valentine’s Special: giving back, a dialogue of love

EU’s new environmental policy on biofuels impacts both the environment and the European citizen

Building social good – lessons from an Asian giant

Back to the basics for the EU: Investment equals Growth

Rise in violent conflict shows prevention ‘more necessary than ever’: UN chief

Apple® logo (copyright: Apple)

Apple takes further step into music: EU Regulators formally approve its planned Shazam acquisition

Norway’s electric car market has overtaken traditional vehicle sales

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Changing the Face of Europe

The China-US trade deal will be signed on time; the path is set

Parlamentarians to “break up” with reality in the Google antitrust case

International co-operation vital to improve integration of refugees

Jellyfish are taking over the world – and climate change could be to blame

MARKUP initiative to boost market access to Europe for East African SMEs

Northern Ireland: Parliament wants to secure post-Brexit regional funding

What if Trump wins the November election and Renzi loses the December referendum?

Joint U.S.-EU Statement following President Juncker’s visit to the White House

UN chief ‘deeply alarmed’ over military offensive in south-west Syria

IMF – World Bank meetings: US – Germany clash instituted, anti-globalization prospects visualized

More Stings?

Speak your Mind Here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s